Foraminal stenosis is the narrowing of the escape route(s) where the nerves leave the spine. This narrowing can be caused by enlargement of a joint in the spinal canal or a disc herniation. The majority of symptoms with this type of spinal stenosis are usually caused by one nerve root on one side.
Dr. Liechty is a board-certified neurosurgeon specializing in minimally invasive surgical technique. He uses advanced anatomy-conserving technologies and many of the world’s most minimally invasive fusion techniques, allowing for complex procedures to be done through an incision as small 1.5 centimeters.